Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: Nov. 14

The Niagara Regional Tournament concludes with games at 10 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. this Saturday and Swiss teams at 10 a.m. Sunday in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. For info, click this link.
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The Airport Bridge Club offers extra-point pairs games at all of its sessions at 11 a.m. Monday to next Saturday.
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A Tribute to the Bridge Greats of Buffalo will be given at 1 p.m. Nov. 22 in the Bridge Center of Buffalo, followed by a pairs game. Honorees include Tom Donnelly, Mary Dowd, Gerry Fried, Nat Gerstman, John Kilmer, Jim Mathis, Mary McKenna, Margaret McCarthy, Peter Mollemet, Roselle Selikoff, Tom Wolstoncroft and Agnes Gordon.
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Western New York Unit 116 regularly schedules unit-sponsored games. They include:
Annual meeting and game, Sunday, Dec. 6, Rescue Fire Hall, North Tonawanda. Lunch at 11:30 a.m., meeting at 12:15 p.m., game follows.
Club-hosted unit games, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 9:30 a.m. at Bridge Club of East Aurora, 10:30 a.m. at Bridge Center of Buffalo, 11 Airport Bridge Club.
Club-hosted unit games, Saturday, Dec. 19, noon at Airport Bridge Club, noon at Bridge Center of Buffalo, 1 p.m. at Lockport Duplicate.
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Tournament calendar
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 13.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn, 6001 Rockside Blvd., Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Amherst. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. For info, click this link.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ont. Tuesday, March 22, 2016, to Sunday, March 27, 2016.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Amherst. Friday, April 8, 2016, to Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn, 6001 Rockside Blvd., Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 13, 2016, to Sunday, June 19, 2016.
Syracuse Regional – Holiday Inn, 411 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool. Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, to Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Amherst. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, to Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, to Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016.
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Bridge club websites:
Click names for links.
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The Duplicate Bridge column is compiled weekly by News Staff Reporter Dale Anderson. The print version normally appears in the Life & Arts section in the Saturday edition of The Buffalo News. If it’s not in its usual place, try the Sports section.
The online version contains unabridged scores and a longer list of notices. Deadline for submission of scores and notices is Tuesday night.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website. When that happens, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at
Email Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson reached a career total of 1,900 master points last month. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master (2,500 points) and other bridge adventures here.
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Duplicate scores
Week of Nov. 2 to Nov. 8
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning –
Howell. A: Jerry Geiger and Tom Koralewski, 58.69%; Mike Silverman and Martin Pieterse, 54.29%; B/C: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 52.20%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Jerry Geiger and Barbara Libby, 60.42%; Mike Silverman and Art Matthies, 58.33%; B: Eva Schmidt and Joyce Greenspan, 57.44%; C: Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 47.02%; east-west, A: Martin Pieterse and Dale Anderson, 66.67%; Allen Beroza and John Kirsits, 53.87%; B: Ruth Wurster and Eleanor Whelan, 47.92%; C: David Donaldson and Ron Henrikson, 47.02%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Jerry Geiger and Nadine Stein, 60.92%; B: Martin Pieterse and Barbara Sadkin, 58.13%; C: Paula Salamone and Mark Tederous, 52.14%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Howell. A: Walt Olszewski and Martin Pieterse, 62.66%; John Kirsits and Ken Meier, 62.29%; B: Bill Boardman and Joyce Greenspan, 53.23%; C: Sharon Chang and Linda Milch, 52.31%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A: Bill Boardman and Mike Silverman, 63%; Jerry Geiger and Barbara Libby, 57%; B: Selina Volpatti and Dale Anderson, 50%; C: Ken Meier and Sandi England, 48%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. Ross Markello and Ron Henrikson, 60.50%; Mike Silverman and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 56.50%; Cleveland Fleming and Sandra Graczyk, 51.50%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday evening – Howell. A: Saleh Fetouh and Chris Urbanek, 59.52%; B: (tie) Claire Gareleck and Bob Kaprove, Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 56.55%; C: Jeff Bender and Rich Cramer-Benjami, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Jim McClure and Pat Kilbury, 56.28%; Judy Zeckhauser and Laurie Foster, 55.13%; Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran; 54.56%; C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 50.95%; east-west, A/B: Janet Dimet and Sharon Wilcox, 61.91%; Marjorie Plumb and Ginger Maiman, 61.34%; C: Margaret Zhou and Howard Rose, 57.91%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Judy Padgug and Joanne Kelley, 59.82%; Jim Gullo and Tova Reinhorn, 58.93%; B: Fran Kurtz and Susan Bergman, 58.93%; C: Rita Sofia and Dorothy May, 36.61%; east-west, A: Donna Steffan and Judy Graf, 60.71%; Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 59.52%; B/C: Betty Metz and Andrei Reinhorn, 51.19%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B/C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 61.97%; Phyllis Wilkinson and Ginny Panaro, 57.72%; Richard McGowan and Joel Brownstein, 57.09%; Judy Zeckhauser and Martha Quinn, 56.51%; east-west, A: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 61.96%; B/C: Amita Arora and Kusum Phadke, 59.71%; Janet Dimet and Sharon Wilcox, 58.27%; Janie Polk and Rose Bochiechio, 55.74%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: Judie Bailey and Sandra Marcussen, 56.85%; C: Jan O’Mara and Edith Knaszak, 47.32%; east-west, A/B/C: Henry Chudy and Peter Shui, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – Howell. A: Saleh Fetouh and Dian Petrov, 71.85%; Christy Kellogg and Stan Kozlowski, 66.51%; B/C: Larry and Dorothy Soong, 60.90%; Jim Gullo and Judy Padgug, 56.14%; Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 54.11%; Mark Pascale and Donna Steffan, 54.11%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Stan Kozlowski and Chris Urbanek, 64.29%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 58.93%; C: Chuck Heimerl and Al Dickman, 50.60%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 71.85%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 55.56%; (tie) James Downing and David Floyd, Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 52.59%; (tie) David and Jane Larcom, Joyce Kindt and Carolyn Siracuse, 50.74%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Pat Rasmus and Carolyn Siracuse, 65.77%; B: Claire Gareleck and Andrei Reinhorn, 54.46%; C: Tova Reinhorn and Marietta Kalman, 54.17%; east-west, A: Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 68.75%; B: Joyce Greenspan and Sharon Wilcox, 53.27%; C: Carol Bedell and Betty Metz, 52.68%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Carolyn Siracuse and Bill Rich, 58.3%; Joyce Kindt and Anne O’Connor, 56.7%; east-west, Chuck Heimerl  and Art Morth, 57.5%; Bud Eckert and John Garrity, 52.9%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Madhav and Beena Deshmukh, 60.94%; (tie) Roy Crocker and John Lewis, Paul Capan and Jean Rosenthal, 57.81%; Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 55.09%; Dale Schlyer and Bob Lederhouse, 52.60%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Nancy Kent and Pat Lanighan, 59.63%; Edith Moran and Anne Clancy, 58.52%; Madhav and Beena Deshmukh, 54.81%; Edward Harman and Ted Kahn, 53.33%; Paul Capan and Carol Neuhaus, 52.22%.
Other clubs
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 64%; Ron Fill and Chuck Heimerl, 61%; east-west, Bruce and Jill Brown, 63%; Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 58%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Mary Blanchard and Harris Goldstein, 62.9%; David and Teddy Speser, 61.4%; east-west, Dick Munschauer and Jeannette Reid, 60.6%; Esther Greene and Ruth Lansing, 53.3%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Dona Tepas and Elaine Wegrzyn, 75%; Jane and Paul Garvey, 63%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Sue Riccio and Lou Lombardi, 69.1%; Evelyn Vitello and Edna Fill, 54%; (tie) Carmella Losi and Julie Albert, Mike Brown and Ron Fill, 49.2%. 

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